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Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

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Mexico pushes U.S. to designate El Paso shooting an act of terrorism

Mexico's government on Wednesday doubled down on its assertion that the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was an act of terrorism against Mexicans and urged the United States to ensure the..
Reuters - Published

Mexico, United States agree to exchange information on El Paso shooting following meeting between representatives of both nations

Mexico said on Tuesday that it had agreed with the United States to exchange information regarding the deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas, which killed 22 people.
Firstpost - Published

Videos for Texas

The Hardest-Working Cities In America [Video]The Hardest-Working Cities In America

Houston, Grand Prairie, Plano, and Austin, Texas, are among the five hardest-working cities in America. According to Business Insider, the cities were ranked by length of commute, time spent on the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

'We have to shut down white supremacy': O'Rourke [Video]'We have to shut down white supremacy': O'Rourke

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Sunday told people at a town hall in Tulsa, Oklahoma that it was 'not enough to not to be racist', but the country had to be 'anti-racist'. Rough Cut..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:43Published

How Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Making Uber And Lyft Very, Very Happy [Video]How Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Making Uber And Lyft Very, Very Happy

Business Insider reports Uber and Lyft are raking in big money from the 2020 presidential candidates . How? In total, 18 Democratic hopefuls spent more than $87,000 on rides and meals in the first half..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

How Texas Has Become A Ticking Time Bomb For Trump's GOP [Video]How Texas Has Become A Ticking Time Bomb For Trump's GOP

The once-safe Republican state of Texas is shaping up to be a competitive battleground. In July, four incumbent Republican congressmen all called it it quits, and will not run for re-election in 2020...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

O'Rourke Proposes Domestic Terror Agencies Combat Hate Groups, Gun Massacres [Video]O'Rourke Proposes Domestic Terror Agencies Combat Hate Groups, Gun Massacres

On Friday, Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem. O'Rourke wants to create federal domestic terrorism offices in a bid to combat hate crimes..

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Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill [Video]Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he supports meaningful background checks for gun buyers, but he told reporters that those responsible for recent mass shootings were mentally ill and the United..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

Booker Announces Solution For White Supremacy [Video]Booker Announces Solution For White Supremacy

On Thursday, U.S. Senator Cory Booker revealed his solution for combating white supremacy. If he was elected he said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Ohio teen wanted to Ohio teen wanted to "Shoot every federal agent in sight": FBI

The FBI says 10,000 rounds of ammunition and assault type weapons were found at the home of Ohio teenager Justin Olsen earlier this month. Olsen was arrested on allegations he was planning to "shoot..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:38Published

O'Rourke Lurches Back On Campaign Trail Amid Calls To Dropout [Video]O'Rourke Lurches Back On Campaign Trail Amid Calls To Dropout

A shooting in Beto O'Rourke's hometown has thrown his flailing presidential campaign back into the spotlight. O'Rourke is being praised for his response to the El Paso Mass Shooting that killed 22..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

IWF provisionally suspends five Russian weightlifters over potential doping [Video]IWF provisionally suspends five Russian weightlifters over potential doping

Olympics bronze medallist Ruslan Albegov and 2013 women's world champion Tima Turieva among provisional suspensions.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:53Published

Texas Power Demand To Break Record As People Try To Escape The Heat [Video]Texas Power Demand To Break Record As People Try To Escape The Heat

Demand for electricity in Texas on Tuesday will break a record high that was hit on Monday. Texans are keeping their air conditioners cranked up in an attempt to escape the blistering heatwave baking..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Texans Demand The Most From Their Power Grid As Heat Wave Bakes Southeast [Video]Texans Demand The Most From Their Power Grid As Heat Wave Bakes Southeast

Reuters reports demand for electricity in Texas hit a record on Monday. Residents cranked up their air conditioners to escape a heat wave that is baking much of the U.S. Southeast. The U.S. National..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Apparently, Threatening To Shoot Up Walmarts Is All The Rage [Video]Apparently, Threatening To Shoot Up Walmarts Is All The Rage

A man was arrested at home in south Texas on Saturday for making a terrorist threat involving a local Walmart. According to Newser, police say the man had said he planned a shooting at the store that..

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Democratic Candidates Call Donald Trump A Supremacist [Video]Democratic Candidates Call Donald Trump A Supremacist

Congressman Beto O’Rourke was asked after the El Paso, Texas shooting about President Donald Trump. He was asked if he thought Trump was a supremacist and O’Rourke admitted he is. According to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Democratic Presidential Candidates Ask Congress To Do Something Against Gun Violence [Video]Democratic Presidential Candidates Ask Congress To Do Something Against Gun Violence

Democratic presidential contenders are urgin Congress to take action against gun violence. According to Reuters, the U.S. faced two back-to-back shootings in Texas and Ohio, leaving 31 dead. They are..

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2020 Democrats demand action on guns [Video]2020 Democrats demand action on guns

Democratic presidential contenders urged Congress on Saturday to take action to curb gun violence in the wake of mass shootings last weekend in Texas and Ohio that left 31 dead. Colette Luke has more.

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A week after massacre, El Paso residents march against hatred [Video]A week after massacre, El Paso residents march against hatred

A week after a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, activists on Saturday led a march in the West Texas city standing up against hatred and gun violence. Havovi Cooper reports

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Trump optimistic over firearms background checks [Video]Trump optimistic over firearms background checks

US President Donald Trump is voicing optimism that some sort of firearms background check measure will be instituted following the recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. Mr Trump told reporters at..

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Yang Passes Beto In Iowa [Video]Yang Passes Beto In Iowa

Andrew Yang has qualified for the fall Democratic primary debates. Yang is the entrepreneur running a campaign centered on the promise of a universal basic income. Onetime Democratic phenom Beto..

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Racism is a Racism is a "white problem": Buttigieg

U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday (August 8) said he believed President Donald Trump was a white supremacist, and called for a stop to "racist tropes" coming from the White House...

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Booker calls for black journalists to speak up [Video]Booker calls for black journalists to speak up

U.S. presidential hopeful Cory Booker on Thursday (August 8) warned Americans not to be fooled by the "Dineyland version" of of history, saying racist violence has "always been a part of the American..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

Major Companies Are Giving Back To El Paso [Video]Major Companies Are Giving Back To El Paso

Community members and corporations are coming together to support El Paso, Texas. This is following the mass shooting that left 22 dead in a Walmart on August 3. Nearly $1 million in donations has..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Trump visits Dayton and El Paso after mass shootings [Video]Trump visits Dayton and El Paso after mass shootings

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit El Paso, Texas, after a shooting that killed 22 people on August 3. The Trumps flew to El Paso late in the day after visiting the Dayton, Ohio,..

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Around 40,000 register for 'Howdy, Modi' summit in Houston, Texas; mayor says visit will strengthen trade, culture ties

Around 40,000 people have registered themselves for Indian-American community summit 'Howdy, Modi!', which will be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22 September during his visit to the US..
Firstpost - Published

A week after Texas massacre, El Paso marchers condemn racism

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rouke on Saturday joined a march in the Texas border city of El Paso to condemn last week's mass shooting there, telling the crowd that President Donald Trump..
Reuters - Published

El Paso shooting: Attacker tells police he was targeting 'Mexicans', had published document expressing fears of 'Hispanic invasion' of Texas

The 21-year-old Texan who killed 22 people in an El Paso Walmart told police following his arrest that he was targeting 'Mexicans'.
Firstpost - Published

Texas shooting suspect told police he targeted 'Mexicans'

The suspected gunman accused of killing 22 people in a shooting rampage at Walmart in El Paso, Texas last weekend confessed while surrendering and told police he was targeting "Mexicans," according to..
Reuters - Published

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